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Methods of Sedation in Pediatric Endoscopy: A Survey of NASPGHAN Members
The performance of endoscopy in children generally requires the concomitant administration of sedation to ensure the patient's safety, comfort, and cooperation throughout the procedures. NewExpand
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Caloric restriction in C57BL/6J mice mimics therapeutic fasting in humans
BackgroundCaloric restriction (CR) has long been recognized as a dietary therapy that improves health and increases longevity. Little is known about the persistent effects of CR on plasma biomarkersExpand
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Feeding Difficulties in Children with Esophageal Atresia.
The current available literature evaluating feeding difficulties in children with esophageal atresia was reviewed. The published literature was searched through PubMed using a pre-defined searchExpand
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Efficiency of propofol versus midazolam and fentanyl sedation at a pediatric teaching hospital: a prospective study.
BACKGROUND Many pediatric endoscopists are adopting propofol in their practices, with the expectation that propofol will increase their overall efficiency. OBJECTIVE AND SETTING To compare theExpand
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Percutaneous Liver Biopsy Practice Patterns Among Pediatric Gastroenterologists in North America
Objectives: To document current percutaneous liver biopsy (PLB) practices among pediatric gastroenterologists. Materials and Methods: A total of 699 practicing pediatric gastroenterologists receivedExpand
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Sedation of the pediatric and adolescent patient for GI procedures
Opinion statementThere remains no ideal sedative for pediatric and adolescent patients undergoing gastrointestinal procedures. Instead, pediatric gastroenterologists must consider many factors,Expand
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Fellow perceptions of training using computer-based endoscopy simulators.
BACKGROUND Integrating procedural training by using computer-based endoscopic simulators (CBES) into gastroenterology fellowships may facilitate technical skill development, while posing noExpand
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Feeding Problems and Their Underlying Mechanisms in the Esophageal Atresia–Tracheoesophageal Fistula Patient
Feeding difficulties such as dysphagia, coughing, choking, or vomiting during meals, slow eating, oral aversion, food refusal, and stressful mealtimes are common in children with repaired esophagealExpand
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Agitation During Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children
Background. Agitation that occurs in children receiving standard procedural sedation regimens may indicate inadequate patient comfort and compromise procedural success. Although agitation inExpand
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A Pilot Study of Ketamine versus Midazolam/Fentanyl Sedation in Children Undergoing GI Endoscopy
Background. Ketamine sedation has been found superior by physician report to traditional sedation regimens for pediatric endoscopy. Goal. To objectively compare sedation with ketamine versusExpand
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